[odf-discuss] Publicity for odfviewer
jerry at askew.net
Sun Dec 24 10:14:08 EST 2006
Your joke reminded me of a sign that used to be prominently displayed at
an, umm, "entertainment" venue on the main ingress to LAX (Los Angeles
International Airport). The sign proclaimed "Live Nudes". From that
point on, I always wondered what was at all of the other places.
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> On Sat, 23 Dec 2006, Daniel Carrera wrote:
> > I don't see why we need a V at all. I say lose the V and lose the !
> > sign. Put the ODF logo on its own with "Get the viewer" next to it.
> > You don't see Acrobat Reader having a special logo just for that
> > application.
> > Adding a V also makes the viewer much less international.
> Suddenly you
> > are adding an European alphabet character related to the
> product name
> > in English. Whereas the base ODF logo can be seen as just a symbol.
> > I also say, remove "NOW!". Make the other words a bit bigger, but
> > don't be afraid of white space.
> Is joke: A man opens a fish store and puts a sign in the
> window saying "Fresh Fish for Sale!" His friend comes up and
> says, "Why do you have the word 'Fresh' on the sign? As
> opposed to rotting fish?" So the man crosses out "Fresh".
> Then the friend says,"What's this 'for Sale'? What, you're
> giving them away free?" So the man crosses out "for Sale".
> The friend says, "If people look in the window, they'll know
> you're selling fish!" So the man takes down the sign.
> > Finally, I'm not sure orange goes with blue.
> As a graduate of the University of Illinois, I can assure you
> that orange and blue go together wonderfully well.
> > Cheers,
> > Daniel.
> J. David Eisenberg http://catcode.com/
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